(Cihan) - Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul and Ali Babacan, Turkey 's chief negotiator for EU accession talks, will attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum being held in Davos, Switzerland from January 24 to 28.
A statement issued from the Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said that Abdullah Gul wil participate in the Davos forum, which will provide the participants an opportunity to have open discussions on political, diplomatic and economic challenges faced by the world.
The theme of this year's meeting has been set as "Shaping the Global Agenda, The Shifting Power Equation" that reflects the elements shaping the global priorities in 2007.
FM Gul will attend the meetings entitled "The Political Future of Turkey" and "The Future of Iraq and the Middle East" and convey Turkey's views on the issues in question to the participants, reports Trend.
Central Bank Governor Durmus Yilmaz is also accompanying FM Gul and Babacan during the visit to Davos.
World leaders, entrepreneurs, heads of international business and financial institutions, academics as well as representatives from media and NGOs gather together in these annual meetings.
Around 2,400 participants from 90 countries are expected to attend this year, meeting, including 24 heads of states or governments and 85 ministers.